New Grants

Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants provide matched funding of between $100,000 and $3 million for short term collaborations up to 3 years.


What is the funding for?

This grant supports short-term (up to 3 years), industry-led collaborations.

Projects must:

  • develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver real outcomes
  • benefit small to medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • include education and training activities

You can use the funding to cover costs directly related to your project including:

  • new research
  • proof of concept activities
  • pre-commercialisation of research outcomes
  • industry-focused education and training activities
  • conferences, workshops, symposia related to the joint research
  • information sharing and communications related to the research

This is not a complete list and other costs may also be eligible.

If you are involved in research and development activities,  be sure to look at the R&D Tax Incentive.


Eligibility – who can access this grant?

Collaborations from all industry sectors, research disciplines and community sectors are allowed.

To be eligible as a lead applicant you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be incorporated in Australia and a trading corporation

Your trading activities must be either:

  • enough to be called a trading corporation
  • a major, not minor, part of your overall activity

Project partners must include:

  • 2 Australian industry organisations, including at least 1 SME
  • 1 Australian research organisation

How do I apply?

CRC Projects Round 9 opened on 13 February 2020 and will close on 19 March 2020. Outcomes are expected mid-2020.

Click here for additional details and to lodge your application.


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